WEATHER REPORT

12:00 NOON WEATHER REPORT

DATE: 17TH OCTOBER, 2018

FORECASTER: E. FRANCIS

PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS CLOUDY.

PRESENT WEATHER AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT IS CLOUDY.

PRESENT TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS 29 C OR 84 F.

LAST NIGHT’S MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT WAS 24 C OR 75 F.

WIND AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS BLOWING FROM THE EAST AT 26 MPH OR 43 KM/H.

 RAINFALL IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD THAT ENDED AT 8:00 AM TODAY:

AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 11.5 MM.    AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT:  46.6 MM.

TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER SO FAR:

AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 77.2 MM.   AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT:  134.4 MM.

SUNSET TODAY: 5:43 PM.                SUNRISE TOMORROW: 5:55 AM.   

 FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS

WINDS WILL BE BLOWING FROM BETWEEN THE EAST AND EAST-SOUTHEAST AT ABOUT

22 MPH OR 35 KM/H, WITH GUSTS NEAR SHOWERS.

WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS, SOME OF WHICH MAY BE

         HEAVY, AND POSSIBLY ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

 PERSONS IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING AND LANDSLIDES ARE ADVISED TO BE VIGILANT

AND EXERCISE CAUTION.   

 MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA

TIDES FOR CASTRIES HARBOUR: LOW AT 03:56 PM…HIGH AT 10:13 PM.

TIDES FOR VIEUX FORT BAY:   HIGH AT 12:23 PM…LOW AT 05:23 PM.

SEAS: MODERATE TO LOCALLY ROUGH WITH WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET OR 1.5 TO 2.1 METRES.

SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS AND SEA BATHERS ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO

ABOVE NORMAL SEAS.

FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES

PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS, SOME OF WHICH MAY BE HEAVY, AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

 TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK

CLOUDINESS, SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A WESTWARD MOVING TROPICAL WAVE, WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE LESSER ANTILLES DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

ANOTHER TROPICAL WAVE LOCATED OVER THE EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC IS MOVING WESTWARD NEAR 17 MPH OR 28 KM/H.

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